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‘Sound levels in ICUs exceed WHO limits’


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 18 (IANS) Tending to the seriously ill in intensive care units (ICUs) requires pin-drop silence, but current noise levels there ranged between 51-55 dB which is comparable to ... Read more...

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CSKA look to dominate AIK again


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky is expecting Swedish side AIK to sit back and defend despite needing at least a goal in the second leg ... Read more...

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Invisible bike helmet finally goes on sale


August 20th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been seven years of waiting for the world first invisible helmets, now you do not have to worry. One can purchase the helmet now thanks ... Read more...

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Hovding Airbag Cyclist Helmet goes on sale


August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Aug 20 (NEWS) A wish of Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin is now fulfilled. They needed a helmet that would not spoil the hair style and it will still act as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Women suffer high rates of sleep apnoea: Study


August 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) Women suffer from high rates of sleep apnoea, a condition marked by frequent pauses in breathing during sleep, despite the disorder being linked predominantly with males.The ... Read more...

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Neymar charters luxury jet for Santos match


August 16th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazilian football star Neymar chartered his own private jet from Sweden in a bold bid to play for Santos against Figueirense in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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Volvo cars sales shrink in China


August 16th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) The number of vehicles produced by Volvo and sold in China shrank by 28.4 percent in the Chinese market in July as compared to the same ... Read more...

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Silva reveals pact with Ibrahimovic


August 15th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazilian football team's defender Thiago Silva has revealed that he made a pact with striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic before their joint summer move to ... Read more...

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Brazil starts preparations for Confederations Cup


August 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil's friendly football match against Sweden Wednesday will be the start of the "final straight" in their preparations for next year's Confederations Cup, according ... Read more...

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Blast rips through Stockholm cinema


August 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A suspected bomb blast has rocked a cinema in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, a media report said Wednesday.According to news website Local.se, the explosion ... Read more...

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Alves tells Brazil to forget Olympic defeat


August 15th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil and Barcelona defender Daniel Alves has told his national teammates to forget the country's Olympic disappointment ahead of Wednesday's friendly against Sweden in ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Isinbayeva confident ahead of pole vault final


August 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pole vault world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva is in a confident mood after qualifying for the Olympic final, she said Saturday.Isinbayeva easily qualified for ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Volvo reports better profit in Q2 than expected


July 25th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, July 25 (IANS) Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo group has posted a profit of 6,764 million Swedish kronor (about $970 million) before tax in the second quarter this year, which ... Read more...

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Swedish fashion firm to tap Chinese market


July 18th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, July 18 (IANS) Swedish clothing company J.Lindeberg is planning to open 50 stores in China in 2012 and 2013, a media report said.Half of the company's total turnover would ... Read more...

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Pole vaulter Isinbayeva wins French meet


July 11th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva insists winning her first outdoor competition of the year at a European Athletics Outdoor Premium Meeting in France trumps clearing a ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams over for Sinimole and Sajeesh


July 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's middle-distance runners Sajeesh Joseph and Sinimole Paulose's dreams of qualifying for the London Games came crashing as they failed to achieve the qualifying mark ... Read more...

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Indian sportspersons stranded in Sweden returning home


June 30th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Ninety-two veteran Indian sportspersons stranded in Sweden are returning home after the Indian embassy came to their rescue and asked their travel agency to arrange for ... Read more...

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Wolves kill wildlife park worker


June 18th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wolves have attacked a woman at one of the most popular zoos in Sweden. The law enforcement officers investigating the case have not yet established what ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Heavy use of mobile, PC affects sleep, mental health


June 12th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 12 (IANS) Youths who heavily use mobile phones and computers run a greater risk of sleep disturbances, stress and affecting their mental health. "Public health advice should, therefore, ... Read more...

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Warming is causing Arctic to get greener


June 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 12 (IANS) Warming in the Arctic in recent years has caused the area to get greener, says new research. The results show that most plants in the Arctic ... Read more...

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Swedish biker denied 666 license plate renewal


June 8th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Authorities in a Swedish city have denied the renewal of a motorcycle license plate containing the number 666 to a man saying the number was ... Read more...

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Hubby cuts off wife’s lips, eats them


May 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) An Iranian living in Sweden, suspecting his wife of having an extra-marital affair, chopped off her lips with a knife and ate them. He has been ... Read more...

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Court rejects Assange’s plea against extradition (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Britain's Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's appeal against extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of sex crimes.The 40-year-old Australian is accused of ... Read more...

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Most people brush their teeth the wrong way


May 16th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 16 (IANS) Almost all Swedes regularly brush with fluoride toothpaste, yet only one in 10 knows how to wield the brush to prevent tooth decay. In two separate ... Read more...

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Staying active key to youthful brain: Study


April 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 29 (IANS) Aging may be inevitable, but staying physically and mentally active is the key to maintaining a youthful brain, says a new study."Although some memory functions do ... Read more...

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Isinbayeva targets last Olympic gold before retirement


April 18th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 18 (IANS) Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva has said the only thing that can stop her winning a third straight Olympic gold medal in London this summer ... Read more...

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A third of men on Facebook provoke others


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 3 (IANS) Women spend 81 minutes daily on Facebook, writing more about emotions and relationships, while men devoted 64 minutes per day. What's more, a third of ... Read more...

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Moscow hotels most expensive in Europe


March 24th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian capital remains the city with the most expensive hotels in Europe despite a decrease in prices from 2011, a prominent hotel booking service ... Read more...

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Music de-stresses, evokes positive emotions


March 6th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 6 (IANS) Listening to music daily can evoke positive emotions and bring down your stress levels, being a simple and effective way to enhance well-being and health.The thesis ... Read more...

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Sweden’s crown princess gives birth to baby girl


February 24th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 24 (IANS) Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria Thursday gave birth to a baby girl at a hospital here.Princess Victoria gave birth to a daughter at 4.26 a.m. Thursday at ... Read more...

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Stroke leaves victims exposed to malnutrition risk


February 17th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 17 (IANS) A stroke could leave you with eating problems, with more than half risking malnutrition even three months after the attack.Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, studied ... Read more...

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Electrolux income drops in 2011


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 3 (IANS) Affected by price pressure and increased costs for raw materials, the income of the Swedish multinational appliance manufacturer Electrolux fell by 48 percent last year compared ... Read more...

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Assange fights extradition in British Supreme Court


February 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has started his latest legal action at the Supreme Court in London to try to block his extradition to Sweden, BBC reported.The ... Read more...

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`Sweden not bound to eurozone despite joining EU pact’


February 1st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 1 (IANS) Sweden would not be bound to the eurozone although it has agreed to join EU fiscal pact, said Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt."It is the condition Sweden ... Read more...

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